LaDonna "Gumbo" Drisdom-Sparks

With a heavy heart, I ask for your help. My sister in life and best friend, LaDonna Yvette "Gumbo" Drisdom-Sparks, passed suddenly, Sunday September 16, 2018. Her mother joined her in Heaven one week later on  September 25, 2018.

Anyone who knew Gumbo, knows that she had not only the best humor that would bring you to tears, but a huge heart and would help anyone who needed it.

She leaves behind five sons but more directly two young men, DeAundre and DeShaurne Jr. As you can imagine, they are grieving right now and the last thing we want them to worry about is finances.

We are trying to raise funds for DeAundre's airline costs this week to attend both services of his mother and grandmother in CA, and expenses they will face in the immediate future. DeAundre will also be in need of support as he attends college this month for the upcoming winter semester. Any donations would be a tremendous help and greatly appreciated at this time. 

Gumbo was, and will always be greatly loved and missed so very much. Please consider helping her family in their time of need. DeAundre will be very grateful and touched deeply by your thoughtfulness, sympathy, kindness and generousity.

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